Seventh edition of Mahindra BAJA SAE INDIA 2014 ends on a thrilling note

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The 7th edition of the Baja SAE India 2014 finally came to an end yesterday at Pithampur Indore. About 106 teams had competed for the title in the endurance round. The event took place at the NATRIP facility in Indore.

While Sri Govindram Siksaria Institute of Technology and Science, Indore were announced winners of the 7th edition of BAJA series in India, College of Engineering, Pune and Vellore Institute of Technology, VELLORE were declared first runners-up and second runners-up respectively.

About 327 teams had registered in the 7th year of BAJA SAEIndia series, out of which 125 teams have qualified for the finale. This year was remarkable with 6500 students from different parts of the country working towards BAJA SAEIndia 2014’s theme ‘Raise the Bar’ and achieving it with great success.

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Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Pawan Goenka, Executive Director & President, Automotive & Farm Equipment Sectors, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. said, “It’s heartening to see thousands of students coming together once again to celebrate the spirit of BAJA. Increase in participation from colleges and BAJA SAEIndia’s growth since inception indicates its growing popularity and national significance. This forum gives young engineering talent an opportunity to showcase their skills and acquire a real life experience posed with challenges which is critical to their success in the long term. Mahindra & Mahindra is delighted to be associated with BAJA SAEINDIA 2014 as the title sponsor and with BAJA, we are taking forward the philosophy of Mahindra Rise to the next level”.

 Mr. Shrikant Marathe, Director, ARAI said, “To meet Technology Road Map of India’s vision, we need lots of good engineers. This Human Resource can double up by encouraging women to enter into engineering. Baja is one such initiative, where we orient them towards STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics)“.

 Mr. Sanjay Nibandhe, Convener for BAJA 2014 and DGM Proto Development, R & D, Nashik at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd said, “BAJA SAEINDIA is a platform that offers students a chance to showcase their talent and skills in presence of auto experts in addition to presenting them with an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the industry of which they aspire to be a part. Amongst the thrill and adventure, we assess the abilities of participants by testing them on parameters such as leadership skills and theoretic and practical knowledge.

 On a conclusive note he added, “Indore is a hub of industry and young talent. Its proximity to infrastructure such as the NATRIP facility makes it the ideal venue for hosting an event of this nature. The enthusiasm of the city is palpable simply from its response– Indore has shown the highest participation closely following cities such as Pune and Chennai. I am confident that like every year, this year too will showcase the most promising talent in the country.”

BAJA SAEIndia 2014 Awards

Static Event AwardAmountAward Given ByCar no.CollegeTeam NameCityState
Engineering Design1, 00,000GE78Pimpri Chinchwad College of EngineeringRed BaronPuneMaharashtra
50, 00099PSg College of TechnologyBAJA BhaisCoimbatoreTamil Nadu
Cost60, 000ARAI120University Institute of Engineering and TechnologyChargeurs PhoenixChandigarhChandigarh
40, 0005Sri Govindram Siksaria Institute of Technology and ScienceGS RacersIndoreMadhya Pradhesh
CAE Award60, 000ANSYS1College of EngineeringTeam Nemesis RacingPuneMaharashtra
40, 0004Vellore Institute of Technology, VELLORETeam KshatriyaVelloreTamil Nadu
Engineering Asthetic1,0,000BPCL122Sinhgad College ofEngineeringKraftWagonPuneMaharashtra
50,00052MIT Academy of EngineeringNiyudrathPuneMaharashtra
Build Quality1,0,000BAJA4Vellore Institute of Technology, VELLORETeam KshatriyaVelloreTamil Nadu
50,0001College of EngineeringTeam Nemesis RacingPuneMaharashtra
Safe Vehicle Award60, 000GM62National Institute of TechnologyPSI RacingTiruchirappalliTamil Nadu
40, 000101Medi-Caps Institute of Technology and ManagementMECHASONICSIndoreMadhya Pradhesh
Technology Awards
Technology Innovation Awards2, 00, 000AVLNoneNANANANA
1, 00, 000PTC105Parvatibai Genba Moze College of EngineeringFERRORIDERSPuneMaharashtra
Go Green Award -Emissions2, 00, 000EMITEC83Institute of Technology, NIRMA UNIVERSITYTEAM STALLIONSAhmedabadGujarat
1, 00, 000122Sinhgad College of EngineeringKraftWagonPuneMaharashtra
Dynamic Event Awards
Speed (Acceleration) Award1, 00, 000BPCL1College of EngineeringTeam Nemesis RacingPuneMaharashtra
50, 0004Vellore Institute of Technology, VELLORETeam KshatriyaVelloreTamil Nadu
Maneuverability1, 00, 000XITADEL1College of EngineeringTeam Nemesis RacingPuneMaharashtra
50, 0002Krishna Institute of Engineering and TechnologyIMMORTALSGhaziabadUttar Pradesh
Hill Climb1, 00, 000BAJA99PSg College of TechnologyBAJA BhaisCoimbatoreTamil Nadu
50, 000VJ PROD.1College of EngineeringTeam Nemesis RacingPuneMaharashtra
Traction & Suspension1, 00, 000AVL99PSg College of TechnologyBAJA BhaisCoimbatoreTamil Nadu
50, 000BAJA1College of EngineeringTeam Nemesis RacingPuneMaharashtra
Raftar Award1, 00, 000ICAT83Institute of Technology, NIRMA UNIVERSITYTEAM STALLIONSAhmedabadGujarat
50, 0001College of EngineeringTeam Nemesis RacingPuneMaharashtra
Endurance Events
Durability2,00,000ANAND6Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering & TechnologyJUNKYARD WARRIORSSangrurPunjab
1,00,0005Sri Govindram Siksaria Institute of Technology and ScienceGS RacersIndoreMadhya Pradhesh
Other Awards
Pride of Indore Award1, 00, 000Fusion5Sri Govindram Siksaria Institute of Technology and ScienceGS RacersIndoreMadhya Pradhesh
Chairman’s Award1, 00, 001BAJA96Indira Gandhi Institut of TechnologyYantrikiDelhiDelhi
Dronoacharya Award 1stTablet

POLARIS

83Institute of Technology, NIRMA UNIVERSITYTEAM STALLIONSAhmedabadGujarat
Dronoacharya Award 2ndTablet101Medi-Caps Institute of Technology and ManagementMECHASONICSIndoreMadhya Pradhesh
Overall Awards
3rd Prize1,00,000 4Vellore Institute of Technology, VELLORETeam KshatriyaVelloreTamil Nadu
2nd Prize1,50,000 1College of EngineeringTeam Nemesis RacingPuneMaharashtra
1st Prize3,00,000 5

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